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Classical Studies Online Resources

BULS & BU Worldcat Discovery

Boston University Libraries Search (BULS) and BU WorldCat Discovery let you search for books at BU and throughout the world.  Type keywords in their search boxes and use the filters on the right to customize the search results. Try to be specific at first. Then, go with broader subjects.

Accessing HathiTrust Digitized Books

  • In BULS, under the book's call number, click on the link: Full Text Available at HathiTrust
  • LOG IN (choose your partner institution) Boston University (top upper right)
  • Sign IN with your BU Login
  • Scroll down to Viewabilityand click on Temporary Access
  • Check Out the book (top upper right)
  • Return Early or Check In the book (top upper right) to enable someone else to access it.
  • LOG OUT (top upper)


Remember to "Sign In" with your BU login. Our online database and ebook subscriptions are available only to BU faculty, students, and staff. Signing in also lets you request unavailable books directly from BULS by clicking a Request button and from BU WorldCat Discovery.


eBook records are in the BULS catalog.  You also can search for and within eBooks directly in ProQuest Ebook Central and in our other eBook collections -- by title, if you know it, or with keywords.

Book Reviews

Book reviews can be retrieved in BULS by searching an exact book title in quotation marks, e.g., "Globalizing American studies".

The Book Reviews Research Guide lists review sources by discipline.

Where are books & articles cited? Cited References

Bibliographic Managers